Appointment of Lecturer in Anglicanism and Liturgy
The Church of Ireland Theological Institute (CITI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Bridget Nichols to the post of Lecturer in Anglicanism and Liturgy.
Dr Nichols completed undergraduate and graduate studies in South Africa and has a doctorate in Literature and Theology from the University of Durham. She has lectured at the University of Durham and the University of Sunderland and has been a Visiting Scholar at Sarum College, Salisbury. Current research interests include psalter collects and the nature of liturgical language. Dr Nichols has served as chaplain to the Bishop of Ely and as a member of the Ely Diocesan Vocations Advisers’ Team, and writes a column on the weekly Sunday readings for Church Times.
The Rev Canon Dr Maurice Elliott, Director of CITI, said: ‘CITI is delighted to welcome Dr Bridget Nichols to the staff faculty team. She is a person of rich ecclesial experience and high academic pedigree. I have no doubt that both the ordinands in training and indeed the wider church will benefit greatly from her wisdom and her warmth.’
The Most Rev Dr Michael Jackson, Chairperson of the CITI Governing Council, said: ‘I am delighted that Dr Bridget Nichols has been appointed to the staff of CITI as Lecturer in Anglicanism and Liturgy. Dr Nichols has a broad range of research pertinent to this post. She will add her talents to a hard working staff team in CITI and will be able to take her place in the Theology Department of the University of Dublin, Trinity College. I wish her well as she comes to live and work among us.’
Dr Nichols will take up her post towards the end of July 2017.